Grants & Funding

Grants & Funding

ORS/OREF Resident Research Project Grant

Resident Research Project Grant Funding: $5,000 grant Grant Description / Eligibility: Provides funding to residents who are interested in research. Covers research expenses, but not salary or travel. Work should clearly be achievable by the resident as a free-standing project even when it is a part of a larger work. It is expected that recipient […]

ORS/OREF Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant

Funding: $50,000 grant Grant Description / Eligibility: ORS/OREF Postdoctoral Fellowship Award provides one year of support for individuals in a full-time postdoctoral training program. Applications must be dedicated to an orthopaedic-related project and focused on development of a career in orthopaedic research. Applications from trainees who have established a working relationship with an academic orthopaedic […]

2015 Grant Recipients

ORS/OREF Post-Doctorial Fellowship Grant and ORS/OREF Resident Research Grant The Orthopaedic Research Society is proud to announce the recipients of the first ever ORS/OREF Grants established in 2014 by the ORS Board of Directors. Stephanie A. Russo, MD, PhD UPMC, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Recipient of the OREF/ORS Resident Research Project Grant Therapeutic Taping for […]

ICORS Travel Grant to Europe by EORS

Aim A major purpose of ICORS as a union of research societies and EORS as one its members is the creation and promotion of educational benefits and networking opportunities for its individual members. Traveling abroad to study and practice orthopaedic research is one of the most intense and rewarding educational and networking experiences. The ICORS […]

American Federation for Aging Research and the Arthritis National Research Foundation

The American Federation for Aging Research and the Arthritis National Research Foundation will offer a joint-award of $100,000. The deadline is January 15, 2014. More details can be found here:

SRS (Scoliosis Research Society)

Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) offers five levels of grants: Small Exploratory Grant This grant is designed specifically for new investigators who have a preliminary concept they would like to develop into a research project. The maximum grant award for this category is $10,000. The maximum duration of research is one year. The grant application should be […]

PRORP (Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program)

The Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP) was established by Congress in fiscal year 2009 (FY09) to support military-relevant, peer-reviewed   orthopaedic research. Via Public Laws 110-329 and 111-32, Congress provided $61 million (M) and $51M, respectively, to the FY09 PRORP for a total appropriation of $112M for execution by the US Army […]


PCORI has released its first primary research funding announcements to support comparative clinical effectiveness research that will give patients and those who care for them the ability to make better-informed health care decisions. PCORI will award $120 million this year for innovative projects that effectively incorporate patients and stakeholders in research teams and address the […]

CIHR Healthcare Renewal Policy Analysis Funding Opportunity Launch

CIHR-UD ANNOUNCEMENT CIHR Healthcare Renewal Policy Analysis Funding Opportunity Launch ANNOUNCEMENT CIHR: Evidence-Informed Healthcare Renewal (EIHR) funding opportunity launch – Healthcare Renewal Policy Analysis grants APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 19, 2012 CIHR has launched an exciting new funding opportunity called Healthcare Renewal Policy Analysis. This is a joint program developed by CIHR IHSPR and the Knowledge […]


Funding opportunity from the US Army on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. For more information, please visit or Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine – II (AFIRM II) website at

OREF Grants & Awards

The number and type of grants and awards offered by OREF in a given year depends on available funding. ORS/OREF Grant Opportunities The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) share a mission of advancing excellence in the field of orthopaedic research. Through grants and other programs, we seek to […]

NIAMS Funding

NIAMS Funding Opportunities New!! NIH Director’s Early Independence Award Information on NIH Career Development K-Awards Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases via Funding.

NASS Research Funds

NASS 2015 Research Funding Application To support cutting edge spine research, NASS established and manages two funds: Annual Research Fund The Annual Research Fund (ARF) collects money to support research projects each year from applications selected by NASS’ Research Project Management Committee. Typically, $180K – $200K is distributed annually in support of research grants and […]